April 30, 2015: U.S. DOT and Transport Canada to Make Rail Car Safety Announcement

MEDIA ADVISORY

U.S. Department of Transportation and Transport Canada to Make Rail Car Safety Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m., U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Canada’s Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt will hold a press conference to announce the next generation of stronger, safer rail tank cars for the transportation of flammable liquids in North America. Secretary Foxx will also announce other aspects of DOT’s final rule. The press conference will be streamed live online here.

WHO: U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt
WHAT: Press Conference
WHERE: U.S. Department of Transportation Media Center 
                 
1200 New Jersey Ave, SE 
                
Washington, D.C.

WHEN: Friday, May 1, 2015  10:30 a.m. EST

Watch the live press conference  – available at 10:30am on May 1, 2015